Solomon Islands independence celebrations 1978 and 1979

On 7th July 1978, Solomon Islands attained its independence and held a variety of sporting
events in Honiara as part of the celebrations.  The football results were as follows:

Men's football  (at Lawson Tama Stadium)
 5- 7-78 Sunrise Club     1-3  Papua New Guinea
 7- 7-78 Solomon Islands  0-2  Papua New Guinea  [HT 0-1]
 8- 7-78 Rangers FC       3-0  Papua New Guinea

Women's football  (at King George VI High School)
 6- 7-78 1st Honiara Select   0-0   2nd Honiara Select

One year later, two full internationals were played around the first independence anniversary:

 5- 7-79 Solomon Islands  3-1  New Hebrides  [HT 0-0]   (at Lawson Tama Stadium)
 6- 7-79 Solomon Islands  3-0  New Hebrides             (at Lawson Tama Stadium)

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Source: Solomon News Drum

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Last updated: 2 May 2013

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